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Climate activists to single out Prime Minister Scott Morrison in marches across Australia as bushfires rage

(CNN)Thousands of activists are set to march across nine cities in Australia on Friday, singling out Prime Minister Scott Morrison for climate inaction amid a worsening fire crisis that has ravaged large swathes of the country.The protests, organized by national student organization Uni Students for Climate Justice, will take place in cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. Huge crowds are expected, with tens of thousands marking themselves as attending on Facebook -- indicating widespread public discontent after months of increasingly deadly fires.Morrison has faced heavy criticism for his climate policies and response to the fires. Several of Friday's protests are under the slogan "Sack Scomo."A total of 27 people have di ...